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Rethinking globalisation: tackling cross-border business challenges in turbulent times

In a fragmented global economy, planning international expansion or managing cross-border operations can be a challenge. The latest edition of the GBCI can help you navigate this shifting landscape, offering the insight you need to invest and operate, both safely and efficiently.

Explore the opportunities across 79 jurisdictions

The Global Business Complexity Index 2024

Insights to cut through the complexity of operating and investing around the world.

Entering into new markets, or managing existing cross-border operations, can pose many challenges for businesses. Our report helps you to cut through the layers of corporate compliance complexity, wherever you operate.

The GBCI 2024 is based on 292 indicators relating to business complexity and provides in-depth analysis of the global and local challenges impacting on the ease of doing business around the world. These data points are used to compile a global ranking of the 79 jurisdictions, based on the complexity of their business environments.

Our analysis identifies key trends and sheds light on how business complexity affects three core areas of business administration:
• Accounting and tax
• Global entity management
• HR and payroll

Download the report to discover:
• Which jurisdictions rank as the most complex or simplest.
• The impact of global regulatory compliance on foreign investments and what organisations do to mitigate the risks associated with changing legislation.
• The effect that geopolitical factors like supply chain disruption, trade barriers and high energy prices are having on businesses.
• How organisations are adapting staffing levels to navigate the uncertainty of the business environment.

The Global Business Complexity Dashboard

GBCI data is now available directly to the public.

Our new user-friendly dashboard offers additional insight via TMF KRAIOS, the next-generation digital platform that is transforming the way TMF Group clients engage with and interact with our suite of services.

Simply select your region of interest to access further information about any of the jurisdictions featured in the GBCI. Our short tutorial video breaks down this exciting new feature.

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We are a key part of our clients’ governance, providing the accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration and legal entity management services essential to their success. We make sure rules are followed, reputations protected and operational compliance maintained. We work with the majority of the Fortune Global 500, FTSE 100 and top 300 private equity firms.

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